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Title insurers can’t be sued for alleged kickbacks

Title insurance companies could not be sued for selling policies in New York at inflated rates that allegedly violated the anti-kickback provision of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in ...

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NY investigates home insurance kickbacks

The state is looking into what appears to be a far-ranging web of kickbacks in a growing part of the home insurance industry, affecting hundreds of thousands of homeowners, increasing foreclosures and hurting real estate investors. The New York State ...

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Bill would broaden ‘honest services’ fraud

In a move to change the law after the Supreme Court’s ruling in Skilling v. U.S., which limited the reach of the “honest services” statute to bribes and kickbacks, a newly filed bill would expand the statute to cover undisclosed “self-dealing” ...

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Firm of ex-Obama aide settles corruption probe

NEW YORK — An investment firm founded by President Obama’s former car czar Steven Rattner has agreed to pay $12 million to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to drum up business from New York’s giant government pension fund.

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